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New Harry Potter House Editions Boxed Sets

Apr 04, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Cover Art, News, Publishers

Bloomsbury is releasing new editions of the Harry Potter series as boxed sets in house colours in both hardcover and paperback. The cover art for each of the seven books is unique to that house, depicting house themes in the series. Each set will also contain 20 exclusive illustrations, quizzes, feature articles, and trivia about …read more!

Italian ‘Harry Potter’ Cover Artist Serena Riglietti Explains The Mice On Her ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ Cover! (Translated Interview With Fansite ‘Portus’)

Apr 24, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Cover Art, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News

J.K. Rowling has been active once again on Twitter, and recently shared that she kept her copies of Harry Potter in her office, and loves seeing all the different editions and cover art. One edition in particular caught her eye: the Italian Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone cover art. Rowling said the edition had always been her favorite …read more!

Inside the New Illustrated Edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ From MinaLima!

Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Cover Artists, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Potter News, Scholastic

The Wizarding World team released a first look inside the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone from renowned design team MinaLima yesterday. The duo created the graphic design seen in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and brings their trademark stylistic flair to this magical edition set to release Oct. …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Hogwarts House Book Jackets from Juniper Books

Mar 09, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Books, Companion Books, Contests, Cover Art, Fans, Fun, News, Products

March is here and in the Potterverse that means Hogwarts House Pride Days are on the way! Most card-carrying Gryffindors, Slytherins, Hufflepuffs and Ravenclaws have their House spirit on display year-round, whether it’s in their fashion, their friends, or even their food. But how about back where it all started on their bookshelves? This month …read more!

Year In Review 2019: From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Wizarding World’ – Entering A New Era

Dec 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Branagh, Broadbent, Broadway, Burke, Charity, Coltrane, Composers, Conventions, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Coulson, Cover Art, Davis, de la Tour, Depp, Doyle, Enoch, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fogler, Gambon, Gleeson, Grainger, Grint, Harris, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Herdman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Hurt, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Kravitz, Law, Leaky, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Leung, Lewis, Lumos, Margoyles, McCrory, Melling, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, News, Oldman, OotP Film, Pattinson, Phelps, PotterCast, Pottermore, Puffs, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Richardson, Rickman, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Studio Tour, Sudol, Tavare, Tena, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Thewlis, Thomas, Thompson, Toys, Video Games, Walters, Warner Bros., Waterson, Watson, WB Shop, West End, Williams, Williams, Wizard Rock, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

We’ve come to the end of 2019, and our review is as full of flavour as a box of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, regardless of there being no big Wizarding World film or book release this year! The Leaky Cauldron are celebrating a little differently this year, with The Golden Cauldron Awards being our way …read more!

Jim Kay talks drawing magic from nature with the New York Times

Nov 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Jim Kay, News

We originally got to know artist Jim Kay’s work when he was chosen by J.K. Rowling to provide the illustrations for a new edition of the Harry Potter series.  This lavishly illustrated edition will be available in over 20 languages using the same art.  The first book in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was …read more!

MinaLima illustrate new edition of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Oct 31, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Books, Cover Artists, MinaLima, Movie Art, News

It isn’t Potter-related but lovers of the magical graphics that design duo MinaLima have created for the wizarding world such as the new holiday wrapping paper we told you about last week) will want to check out their playful illustrations for a new edition of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass,” released …read more!

Bloomsbury Celebrates ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition Release With Jim Kay Tour!

Sep 23, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Release Parties

Bloomsbury will celebrate the release of the highly-anticipated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition with an October tour featuring illustrator Jim Kay! The date of the first “An Evening with Jim Kay” event coincides with the release of the book on Oct. 8, 2019 and will be held at Central Library in St. …read more!

First Look at Beauxbatons and Durmstrang in Illustrated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Sep 10, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Info, Jim Kay, News, Paperbacks, Products, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Tales of Beedle the Bard

Making quite the entrance, as ever, first looks at Jim Kay’s illustrations of the arrival of Beauxbatons Academy of Magic and Durmstrang Institute were tweeted this week by Pottermore and Harry Potter Film. Set to appear in the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, hitting shelves Oct. 8, the eagerly-awaited book is available …read more!

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Takes Over Times Square To Share Updated Look!

Sep 06, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Broadway, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, GrandPre, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore, Sonia Friedman, Theater

Earlier today, we reported on the changes in signage on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child theatres, before J.K. Rowling returned to Twitter to tweet an ominous phrase, along with an image of the Dark Mark, as it is seen in the play. We were told something would be happening at the Broadway production of Cursed Child, and …read more!



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